Pottery

 

Hand-crafted pottery tools

Guess what potters do when they’re not potting? Make pottery tools! This lovely little piece was made by our Art House tutor Mick Randle. He not only throws large pots, big and small but also has a forge at home to handcraft the blade for making tools to turn the foots of pots. It is…

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1st July 2019

Visiting Sue Blair’s pottery studio in the Outer Hebrides

I am a potter. I can throw, hand build and do many other things in clay, so why is it that I buy pottery from other potters when I can make things for myself? I’ll be out and about wandering around and see the words ‘Pottery’ or ‘Gallery’ and immediately I’ll be following the very…

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7th June 2019

A visit to the Sculpture Lounge Studios, Holmfirth

Tuesday morning the students from the Art House Stepping Stone Class set out for the Holme Valley to visit the Sculpture Lounge; a large art/workspace environment which hosts a community of artists and design makers. Holmbridge Mill which is set on the banks of the River Holme provide a beautiful setting for artists to make…

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28th March 2019

Tutor and Participant: Two Personal Views of The Art House.

Tutor and Participant: Two Personal Views of The Art House. The Art House is often referred to as ‘a hidden gem’ and we’re eager to change that view!  We don’t want our community based creative space to remain hidden and we’ve been having an ongoing drive through December and January to increase our following. A…

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8th February 2019

Northern Potters Association – Regular Exhibitions

We are pleased to announce that over the next few months we will be collaborating with the Northern Potters Association (NPA) to exhibit the work of some of its members. Click this link for NPA website As well as seeing a variety of ceramics you will hopefully be able to meet the makers. Keep your…

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12th January 2019

Make your very own unique Fairy Door.

Make your own Magical Fairy Door at The Art House. Originally posted in March, we have a new Fairy Doors Family Workshop on Saturday 14 July. Why not bring a little of the magic of creativity into your children’s lives? On Saturday 17th March we’re hosting a Magical Fairy Doors Workshop, taught by Angie Hardwick,…

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12th March 2018